Zoonotic Disease Risk and the Bushmeat Trade: Assessing Awareness Among Hunters and Traders in Sierra Leone

@article{Subramanian2012ZoonoticDR,
  title={Zoonotic Disease Risk and the Bushmeat Trade: Assessing Awareness Among Hunters and Traders in Sierra Leone},
  author={M. Subramanian},
  journal={EcoHealth},
  year={2012},
  volume={9},
  pages={471-482}
}
  • M. Subramanian
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine, Biology
  • EcoHealth
  • The bushmeat industry has been a topic of increasing importance among both conservationists and public health officials for its influence on zoonotic disease transmission and animal conservation. While the association between infectious diseases and the bushmeat trade is well established in the research community, risk perception among bushmeat hunters and traders has not been well characterized. I conducted surveys of 123 bushmeat hunters and traders in rural Sierra Leone to investigate… CONTINUE READING

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